Tim Skeet

Executive

Tim Skeet has been a long-standing pro-European member of the Conservative party.

He works in the City specialising in debt markets, a job that has taken him around most of Europe and North America and involved him in many regulatory and finance industry developments.

Tim served on the board of an international trade association for several years, chaired an aviation museum and acted as a speaker for StrongerIn during the referendum, before becoming founding Chair of Britain for Europe for a while.

He continues to chair and participate in a number of technical industry working groups and contributes to the Brexit debate.

A Londoner by birth, fluent in French and German, Tim speaks frequently on industry and financial markets topics at conferences, seminars and universities.

See Also

The Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC MP

Chair

Dominic is a barrister and has been the MP for Beaconsfield since 1997. He was the Shadow Attorney General from 2003-09, Shadow Home Secretary from 2008-09 and Shadow Justice Secretary from 2009-10.

The Rt Hon. Alistair Burt MP

Vice Chair 

 

Member of Parliament for North East Bedfordshire 2001 – present.

Member of Her Majesty’s Most Honourable Privy Council.

UK Commissioner for International Commission for Missing Persons

 

Member of Parliament for Bury North 1983 - 1997 

Richard Harrington MP

Vice Chair

Richard has been the MP for Watford since 2010 and recently held the position of Minister for Business & Industry until his resignation over the Government’s stance on no deal. 

Edward Bickham

Deputy Chair

Edward is a former Special Adviser to Douglas Hurd (as Home Secretary and Foreign Secretary, including during the negotiation of the Maastricht Treaty). He is the author of CGE paper: ‘Seeking the Common Ground – Building a new constructive relationship between Britain and the European Union’ (2017).

Antoinette Sandbach MP

Vice President

Following a successful career at the Bar, where she practised for 13 years specialising in Criminal Law, Antoinette was elected to the Welsh Assembly in 2011 to represent the North Wales Region.  

John Bowis OBE

Vice President

John served as a Member of the European Parliament for London from 1999 until stepping down in 2009.

Mark Leverton

Treasurer
Mark Leverton is the treasurer of the Conservative Group for Europe and sits on the Executive as well as the Council. Professionally, he has more than 25 years' experience as a Corporate Relations leader working in a multinational environment, with substantial international experience of developing

Liz Spencer

Membership Secretary

In the first European Referendum Liz was national Chair of Students for a United Europe. She has served as a district Councillor for West Derbyshire and co-founded and ran the largest, independent, European public policy company with offices in 20 countries.